International Equity

Offered since 1989, the International Equity strategy invests in a limited number of high-quality, growing companies outside the US. Its benchmark is the MSCI All Country World ex US Index.

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Mutual Funds

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For non-US investors

Collective Investment Trusts

For retirement plans

Composite Performance (%)

Returns are annualized for periods greater than one year.


The Composite performance shown is preliminary. For comparison purposes the Composite return is measured against the MSCI All Country World ex US Total Return Index. From 1999 (when the net index first became available) through December 30, 2012, the index return is presented net of foreign withholding taxes. Beginning December 31, 2012, Harding Loevner LP presents the gross version of the index to conform the benchmark’s treatment of dividend withholding with that of the Composite. Harding Loevner LP is an investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Harding Loevner claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). Harding Loevner has been independently verified for the period November 1, 1989 through March 31, 2024. A firm that claims compliance with the GIPS standards must establish policies and procedures for complying with all the applicable requirements of the GIPS standards. Verification provides assurance on whether the firm’s policies and procedures related to composite and pooled fund maintenance, as well as the calculation, presentation, and distribution of performance, have been designed in compliance with the GIPS standards and have been implemented on a firm-wide basis. The International Equity Composite has received a performance examination for the periods January 1, 1990 through March 31, 2024. The International Equity ADR Composite has been examined for the periods January 1, 1990 through March 31, 2024. Performance data quoted represents past performance; past performance does not guarantee future results. Returns are presented both gross and net of management fees and include the reinvestment of all income. Net returns are calculated using actual fees. The US dollar is the currency used to express performance. For complete information on the construction and historical record of the International Equity and International Equity ADR Composites, please contact Harding Loevner at (908) 218-7900 or The firm maintains a complete list of composite descriptions, a list of limited distribution pooled fund descriptions, and a list of broad distribution pooled funds, which are available upon request.

GIPS® is a registered trademark of CFA Institute. CFA Institute does not endorse or promote this organization, nor does it warrant the accuracy or quality of the content contained herein.

Largest holdings and sector and geographic weights are shown as supplemental information only and complement the fully compliant International Equity and International Equity ADR Composite GIPS presentation. The portfolios are actively managed therefore holdings shown may not be current. They should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell any security. It should not be assumed that investment in the securities identified has been or will be profitable. A complete list of holdings for this quarter is available for International Equity and International Equity ADR. To request a complete list of holdings for the past year, please contact Harding Loevner.

MSCI Inc. and S&P do not make any express or implied warranties or representations and shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to any GICS data contained herein.

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